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Pulitzer winner Seymour Hersh claims US Navy behind Nord Stream 2 pipeline explosion

New York Post 09 Feb 2023
Hersh, 85, went on to claim that the Navy conducted the operation under the cover of a NATO maritime exercise, BALTOPS 22 ... “This claim is completely and utterly false.” The Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline was destroyed under the Baltic Sea last September.DANISH DEFENCE/AFP via Getty Images.
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Philippines' Marcos in Japan for talks with PM Kishida

Kyodo 09 Feb 2023
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr ... Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. (Kyodo) ... Last week, Marcos and U.S ... China, the Philippines, Taiwan, Malaysia, Vietnam and Brunei have overlapping claims in the South China Sea, a maritime area rich in natural resources that also serves as a critical trade route ... ....
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X-Press Pearl salvage continues as study shows toxic effects of disaster

Mongabay 08 Feb 2023
But the filing of a claim for compensation for potential environmental damage caused by the maritime disaster has not yet materialized ... an authority on the law of the sea and maritime law. The X-Press Pearl incident has been recorded as Sri Lanka’s worst maritime disaster.
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Saudi yard IMI inks agreements worth $350m to enhance operations

Seatrade Maritime News 06 Feb 2023
International Maritime Industries (IMI), which claims to be the largest shipyard in the MENA region, has signed 10 agreements worth up to $350m during this year’s In-Kingdom Total Value Add (IKTVA) 2023 programme ... Last year, Al Ahmari told Seatrade Maritime News he expected the yard to become fully operational at the end of this year.
photo: AP / Francis Malasig/Pool Photo
Chinese structures and an airstrip on the man-made Subi Reef at the Spratly group of islands in the South China Sea are seen from a Philippine Air Force C-130 transport plane of the Philippine Air Force, Friday, April 21, 2017. The South China Sea issue is expected to be discussed in the 20th ASEAN Summit of Leaders next week. (Francis Malasig/Pool Photo via AP)
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Philippines coast guard chief says boosts South China Sea presence

Hong Kong Standard 06 Feb 2023
The Philippine Coast Guard has stepped up its presence in the disputed South China Sea by deploying additional vessels and conducting more sorties and overflights to protect maritime territory and the country's fishermen, its chief said on Monday ... China claims the reef as its territory.
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Philippines coast guard steps up presence in South China Sea

The Jakarta Post 06 Feb 2023
... vessels and conducting more sorties and overflights to protect maritime territory and the country's fishermen, its chief said on Monday.
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Indonesia to Drive Talks Over Disputed South China Sea

Beijing News 05 Feb 2023
Earlier this week, the Philippines granted the United States greater access to its military bases, in part due to Beijing's extensive claims in the resource-rich maritime area. ASEAN members the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and Brunei all have overlapping claims with China in the strategic waterway.
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ASEAN top diplomats condemn Quran burning in Sweden, Netherlands, Denmark

Anadolu Agency 05 Feb 2023
“This act of blasphemy has hurt and tarnished religious tolerance. Freedom of expression must be exercised in a responsible manner ... Territorial disputes in the South China Sea involve conflicting island and maritime claims in the region by several sovereign states, including China, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Vietnam.
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ASEAN chair Indonesia to intensify talks on code for South China Sea 

Hong Kong Standard 04 Feb 2023
Earlier this week, the Philippines granted the United States greater access to its military bases, in part due to Beijing's extensive claims in the resource-rich maritime area. . ASEAN members the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia and Brunei all have overlapping claims with China in the strategic waterway. .
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ASEAN in talks with junta, factions over solutions to Myanmar crisis

Kyodo 04 Feb 2023
Min Aung Hlain ... (Kyodo) ... Some ASEAN member states have been locked in disputes with China over territory in the South China Sea for several years since Beijing began rapidly building artificial islands with military infrastructure in the region, home to some of the world's busiest sea lanes, claiming sovereignty over almost the entire maritime area.
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Cyprus presidential elections crucial for regional oil, gas development - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 03 Feb 2023
Lebanon just concluded a maritime demarcation agreement with Israel, with Hezbollah and Iran watching nervously from the sidelines ... Turkey’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) claims may challenge the future Christodoulides administration, as the maritime demarcation agreement between Turkey and Libya challenged his predecessor’s.
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China adds 22 ships to world’s largest coast guard fleet, Japanese news agency says

Stars and Stripes 02 Feb 2023
The Chinese coast guard’s “rapid expansion and modernization has made it the largest maritime law enforcement fleet in the world,” the U.S ... The expansion comes two years after China revised its laws to allow its coast guard to fire on foreign vessels in waters claimed by Beijing.
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Understanding the South China Sea Dispute

The Epoch Times 02 Feb 2023
... and an unmanned drone were deployed to the North Natuna Sea to monitor a China coast guard vessel that had been active in a resource-rich maritime area that both Indonesia and China claim as their own.
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China should change its mindset, learn to respect territorial integrity: Report

Beijing News 02 Feb 2023
China has competing claims with Japan on a small group of islands called Senkaku in Japan and the Diaoyu in China. So is the case in the South China Sea where China is pursuing an aggressive policy and giving birth to maritime disputes. the Philippines, Vietnam, and Malaysia also lay claim.

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